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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Brad Pitt
Jonah Hill
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Robin Wright
Chris Pratt
Directors
Bennett Miller
Screenwriters
Steve Zaillian
Aaron Sorkin
Running Time
133 minutes

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Plot
Based on the true story of Billy Beane (Pitt), the general manager of a failing, cash-strapped baseball team. In order to make a winning team with no money, he's going to have to change the sport. So, with the help of a smart young analyst (Hill), he attempts to use a new formula to re-write the rules of the game.


Verdict
You don't need to understand anything of baseball to get behind this, a chest-swelling story about second chances and flipping a finger up (even a giant foam one) to The Man.


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